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Pineapples! Why? Where?

Pineapple illustration for Devizes Food & Drink FestivalSpotted that cheeky pineapple, getting into the act on our logo? Why is it there?

Well, Devizes has a historic connection. In 1769, one Adam Taylor ‘A Gardener near Devizes’ published a treatise on how to grow a pineapple. Reason enough for us to adopt it, but more so when we learned the pineapple is a symbol of hospitality and friendship… 

Murder Mystery

Murder Mystery at the Museum

Horatio’s Room, Devizes Museum

Here is Annie, one of the mystery’s authors, explaining how the audience can help with enquiries, tracking down the culprit who murdered someone at a book group meeting.

They had to work for their (delicious) supper, which included Lemon, Turmeric and Black Pepper Salmon and a delicious Eastern Slaw

Local Producer Visits

Goat with tag in ear

When was the last time you greeted a goat, lunched in a bell chamber, or sipped wine just yards from where the grape grew? Let us surprise you with some new food experiences..

Meals to Remember

Bear Hotel Devizes

Intimate meals in unusual places,  charming afternoon tea,  a feast from around the world and wine tasting over a gourmet dinner are just some of the many eating and drinking opportunities during the week.